Tonight on the Tube: NFL Championship Games & Iron Chef America

by Jason the TVaholic on January 24, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine for Wii at AmazonTonight, NBC has AT&T Figure Skating Championships.

Over on cable, TLC has a The Tiniest Girl in the World special and a Twins: What You Never New special.

Enter our White Collar and Burn Notice giveaways. The first prize pack includes a cashmere scarf, flask and t-shirt and the second prize pack includes DVDs, a logo flashlight and t-shirt.

Prime Picks

Challenge (Food Network): New. Teams are building some “Beauty Pageant Cakes” to win the prize. Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Sameh Wadi challenges Iron Chef Morimoto. Plays again later.

Worst Cooks in America (Food Network): New. Fresh pasta and sauce is made and they have to cater a gathering for 30 people. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): New. A Jamaican immigrant that has spent years working on his home gets a complete rebuild with help from guest volunteer Ashanti, the singer. Runs two hours.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Repeat. In “Don’t Walk on the Grass” from earlier this season, Bree is falling for Karl and Gaby gets her kid kicked out of school.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the AFC Championship with the New York Jets at the Indianapolis Colts, which is the early NFL game.
  • ESPN2 has a women’s college basketball coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • FOX has the NFC Championship with the Minnesota Vikings at the New Orleans Saints, which is the late NFL game.
  • NBC has NHL action early and U.S. Figure Skating Championships in the afternoon and primetime.

Late Night

  • nip/tuck (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Joel Seabrook,” replays.

TV Marathons

BBC America has seven episodes of Top Gear.
Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
CMT has five episodes of Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy.
Oxygen has nine episodes of Snapped tonight.
Spike has 11 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
TLC has five episodes of Mystery Diagnosis.
TNT has eight episodes of Law & Order early.
truTV has 12 episodes of Bait Car.
WE has 10 episodes of Platinum Weddings.

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1 Kyle January 24, 2010 at 8:29 am

I really like these “nothing on” nights as it allows for catch-up–especially with Monday (also known as Thursday 2.0) looming. Time to start the second half of Buffy S4, Angel S1. Realized I was watching Buffy S4 in the wrong order–it’s wasn’t clear on the menus how to navigate, where Angel pops you to the next episode when you return to the main menu.

2 Jason the TVaholic January 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm

Kyle, No kidding, I spent all day yesterday and into the night catching up with stuff mostly from both Monday and Thursday and still have some stuff left. Won’t have anymore Buffy or Angel episodes to watch until Monday. But, have a few screeners to watch for Damages S.3, Secret Diary S.3 and Greek, which will all be playing at the same time on Mondays. So, I’ll be actually getting ahead a little, at least for a week.

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